Management and Key Position Holders
Chairman of the Board – Mr. Meir Shavit (years 2010-2013)
Mr. Meir Shavit is an MBA graduate and holder of an Industrial Engineering and Management diploma from Tel Aviv University, with over 25 years of experience in micro and macro economics and expertise in capital markets, insurance, pensions, long term savings (LTS) and banking. Mr. Shavit held a variety of managerial positions in both the public and private sectors in Israel, including:
The public sector:
Economic Assistant to the Israeli Minister of Finance (1984-1986); Commissioner of the Capital Market, Insurance & Savings and Regulator of Insurance (1992-1995); Vice Chairman and member of the Israeli Securities Authority Board. (ISA) (1992-1996); Director in M.I. HOLLDINGS LTD. (1992-1995) and additional positions.
In the private sector:
VP Finance of Ararat Insurance Company Ltd. (1987-1991); Chairman of Eyal Securities Ltd. (currently known as Harel Investment House) (1996-1998); Director in Egged members’ pension fund (1997-2003); Director in the Union Bank of Israel (1997-2002); Director in Israel Mercantile Discount Bank Ltd. (2003-2009); Director in the Managing Company of the Compulsory Car Insurance Pool Ltd. (2001-2007); Director in Mahog provident fund for the workers of Israel Electric Company (IEC) (2007-now); Director in OTZAR HITYASHVUT HAYEHUDIM LTD. (JCT) (2008-now); Director in Aram Provident Fund Management Company Ltd. (provident fund for state employed physicians) (2009-now).Since 1996 – strategic consultant in the following fields: capital market, insurance, pension, provident funds, Long Term Savings and banking, to a variety of institutional clients and other corporations.
Chief Actuary and CEO – Mr. Shachar Ron
Consultant Actuary – Mr. Giora Alyagon
Mr. Alyagon holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in addition to a Diploma in Actuarial Studies from the School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University. Mr. Alyagon is a fellow of the Israeli Actuarial Association, and holds a résumé of over 35 years of experience in the actuarial field, including serving as Chief Actuary of the MOF.
Mr. Alyagon’s consulting company, G. Alyagon Ltd., is active in the following fields:
Head of Operations – Mr. Eyal Gonen
Mr. Gonen holds a B.Sc. in Computer Sciences & Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude), and an MA in Information Technologies and Computer Sciences (Cum Laude), both from Bar-Ilan University.
Mr. Gonen serves as Chief Architect of SAS software in MIA Computers (SAS Israel), and therefore he’s one of the top professional authorities for this software application in Israel.
In MIA Computers Mr. Gonen is in charge of the following: accept new editions and models of the software; design and plan the software applications; supervise all aspects of software projects and help in troubleshooting and debugging; act as liaison with product managers overseas. Mr. Gonen specializes in SAS advance solutions, which are based on the V9 enhanced platform.
Mr. Gonen’s professional track record includes the following positions:
- Manager of SAS' credit risk system implementation project at Leumi Bank.
- Manager of the BI system implementation project in HachsharatHayishuv (ILD) InsuranceCompany LTD.
- Manager of installation of the Customer Profitability system in Cellcom.
Manager of the Tavchinim [Criteria] Project (customer rating for credit purposes) in Mizrahi Bank.